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Most Helpful Review for The University of Texas at Austin
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Francesca from San Antonio, TX
  • 108 out of 110 people found this review helpful

1. As a student at UT, you should always join at least one club. This way you can get to know at least a small amount of people. If you're in a tight knit club then you'll end up going places, like parties, together. 2. Don't be afraid to approach people in you classes and introduce yourself. It's always good to have at least one friend in each class. 3. Create study groups with friends and study ahead of time before you go out and party that way you don't fall behind in your school work. 4. Go to your...

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  • Matthew from Austin, TX
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a past student here

    Former graduate student of Dr. Michelle Lane in the Nutrition Program at UT and Texas State University (dropped out). She did not make tenure at UT. Worked in her lab, like all other students in the lab I was also unable to repeat any experiments published . Was verbally and psychologically abused on several occasions for bringing up research inconsistencies. She threatened to fire me several times (another graduate student was fired). I Spoke to my colleagues at ICMB at UT. Confirmed my suspicions all along, that she cooks up data and was fired because of that and for blaming the chair and other faculty of the department. A friend at UT, confirmed seeing an internal memo from ORI investigating her and a letter of inquiry from NIH in his mentors office. Posts all kind of random and insulting details about students on her facebook page. She insulted a student publicly online on facebook for making an honest simple mistake. I quit working with her ASAP to save my career, considering the impending fallout from State and Federal investigation. Glad they kicked her out of the program. Loved my school but hated my time in her lab.

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  • Kimberly from San Antonio, TX
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    The is a prestigious university with an absolutely beautiful campus centered in Austin. There is a lot of diverse students and it is both challenging and rewarding to attend. At UT, there is always something to do and getting involved is easy and fun.

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  • Emilia from Helotes, TX
  • Mar-09-2014 I am a current student here

    UT is a great place for people from all backgrounds. Everyone here is very welcoming, and it's easy to succeed as every one has a common goal. The faculty is very helpful and can answer any questions you have.

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  • Marlaina from Brownsville, TX
  • Mar-04-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It's a great, rigorous university. I can't wait to go! It's been on the top of my list since 8th grade!

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  • Kristina from Austin, TX
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    UT Austin is a diverse, energetic, motivating school that'll inspire you. Everyday I'm amazed with the people I meet here, and the vast amount of opportunities the school offers. HOOK 'EM HORNS!

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  • Vernon from Fresno, TX
  • Feb-24-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This school is nice and close to many great places. Also the campus is huge so you can get lost really fast. This university should be in your top 5 at least.

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  • Marlli from Austin, TX
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Texas is the best school because of the variety of majors that are offered considering that Austin is a city known for technology. Out of all of the other colleges I visited, and compared to the college I used to attend, I noticed how diverse UT is when it comes to the students and the employees. Discrimination is a controversial topic these days and as soon as one steps on campus, he or she can tell how multicultural the university is. That speaks volumes about the character and integrity of The University of Texas.

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  • Eun from Arlington, TX
  • Feb-14-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Texas at Austin is full of many opportunities, as it is a huge school. I like how its campus is integrated into the city of Austin. The professors are very knowledgeable and helpful all the time.

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  • Sara from Austin, TX
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Texas at Austin offers students so many wonderful academic, social, and cultural opportunities. The student population is pretty diverse, which means there is the opportunity to make great friends with people from many different countries, religious affiliations, life experiences, etc. UT Austin is a wonderful university that acts like a crucible for developing outstanding individuals.

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  • Jessica from Austin, TX
  • Feb-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Expect to work hard and be rewarded just as much. This school will help you accomplish your career goals.

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